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Professional Development

Ivy Care recognises that Intensive support needs to be developed by competent support staff.  Ivy Care feel that investment in staff will provide competent and effective support for service users.


Training objectives:


Ivy Care are members of:

Therapeutic techniques

Ivy Care actively recognizes and promotes the views of the British Institute of Learning Disabilities (1996) (BILD)


In the promotion of good practice the organisation recognises:-


The Department of Health Guidance on Physical Intervention for Adults and Children with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism (2002) states that as a Learning Disability service we must adhere to a system of physical intervention that is BILD accredited i.e. complies with the BILD code of practice.  The company is compliant with the BILD Code through the Non Violent Crisis Intervention ® Training provided by the Crisis Prevention Institute.


The CPI philosophy ensures the care, welfare, safety and security of service users.

Ivy Care require all staff to successfully complete the following mandatory training:











This list is not exhaustive as training for staff will be given in line with the needs of the service.


If training is identified to support the needs of an individual service user, Ivy Care would consider this essential training and therefore mandatory for all staff members.

Ivy Care also offer additional mandatory training to ensure they have knowledge of: